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What’s Next for the Nintendo 3DS?

So you managed to snatch a 3DS, your eyes haven’t exploded, you’re putting it through its paces, and probably realizing, like me, that the launch lineup’s pretty stale. What next?

Hurry up and wait. Nintendo’s smack in the middle of their U.S. 3DS launch, and probably will be for the next few weeks. With nearly two dozen games already …

Nintendo 3DS First Impressions: Great Potential, Partially Realized

Avatar‘s record-setting success aside, few entertainment trends have attracted more skepticism than 3D. When it comes to movies, even the best instances of stereoscopic filmmaking earn only begrudging respect. And the worst examples stand out for what they are: trend-driven examples of movie studios and cineplex companies trying to cash …

Rumor Round-Up: Wii 2 and the Next Xbox

It’s no big revelation that the successors to the current generations of PlayStation, Wii and Xbox are in development. The graphical and processing functionality of the present-day consoles will max out eventually and no platform holder wants to be the laggard in a tech arms race. Recent rumors offer up some tantalizing hints as to when …

NSF-Wii: ‘We Dare’ Brings Spanking, Striptease to Nintendo Consoles

Listen: If you’ve played almost any Wii game since the console’s launch more than four years ago, it’s probably not escaped you that many of the gestures–the waggle, the pump and the thrust, for example–can be rather, erm, porn-y.

But for all the Wii-nis jokes that sexualized the functionality of the revolutionary Wii remote, that …

The Legend of Zelda Turns 25

Nintendo’s Shigeru Miyamoto, the greatest videogame designer of them all and a world-class storyteller, created two enduring fantasy universes. One of them involves an Italian plumber who likes to jump over things and pluck coinage from the sky–guy name of Mario, you’re surely heard of him.

The other Miyamoto masterwork is the tale …

NGP vs. 3DS vs. iOS vs. Android: Which Gaming Platform Will Earn Your Love?

In the eternal struggle to win over gamers’ thumbs on the go, Nintendo’s been the uncontested champ for decades now. The only other dedicated gaming device to ever mount a worthy challenge has been Sony’s Playstation Portable. Just a week after Nintendo announced its launch plans for their new 3DS, Sony pulled away the veil of …

Hands-On: The Best Game on the Nintendo 3DS May Surprise You

When Nintendo recently announced details on the American launch of the 3DS, they let folks play samples of the upcoming system’s titles. I had a chance to try out a number of games and came away with impressions on both the games and the 3DS itself.

Working on the assumption that the 3DS models on hand were near-final production …

Nintendo 3DS Launching on March 27th for $250

This morning, Nintendo of America revealed details about their hotly-anticipated 3D-enabled handheld game system. The press event in downtown Manhattan started off with a Nintendo-centric history of how the company’s created innovative shifts in the medium: Super Mario 64, Nintendo DS and Wii. From there, NOA president Reggie Fils-Aime …

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